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RE: [SLE] problem with Nvidia driver and init3
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 15:48:45 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084823324.8349.32.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 15:47, John N. Alegre wrote:
> Did you try Ctl-Alt-F1?
> This should kill X and allow you to log on in init 3

W H A T !

ctl-alt-F1 does -not- kill "X", it only takes you to a console port, you
are still in run level 5. If you ctr-alt-F7 you are right back to your
"X" session.

> On 17-May-04 LeRoy Maxwell III wrote:
> > ok i have the Nvidia driver up and going works BEAUTIFULLY, UT2K4 and
> > NWN are fantastic, but have a problem now of when i type init 3 to go
> > into text mode i get a blank screen, i can login "blind" and type init 5
> > and poof back into X just fine, i'm stumped on this one, anyone else
> > have this or any ideas what is going on??
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)

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